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Dec 15, 2012 2:30pm PST
to do later on in life. >> the school is based in santa fe, new mexico, and trains dozens of service dogs each year. for these teens, the class is actually part of their school day. >> you take it like you take math. you get a credit for it, you take it every day, you're assigned the same service dog. >> students help their four-legged friends learn a minimum of 90 different commands. sometimes success comes easily. >> up. push. yes! good boy. >> and sometimes it doesn't. >> push. push. >> in addition to training skills, teens learn some important life lessons, like how to be patient. >> push. yeah! good girl. whoo! >> they learn how their emotional impact has direct influence on another being. so, if they're inappropriate with their emotions, their dog'. if they're appropriate with their emotions, their dogs are gonna do everything for them. >> training usually lasts a year and a half. at the end, trainers and trainees show off at a graduation ceremony. [ laughter ] >> yeah. [ chuckles ] >> then comes the toughest part of the program. teacher and student have to say goodbye. >> he w
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